There are currently 18 PhD students at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment. Since the first dissertation in 1997, 47 PhD theses and 10 licentiate theses have been published.
Post graduate education
Post graduate education is given within the subject areas environmental science, soil science and ecology.
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Post-graduate studies at the department
The PhD students at the department participate in research project together with other PhD students, post-docs and researchers. Our students use field studies, experiments and data from environmental monitoring in their theses. Post graduate education is given within the subject areas environmental science, environmental science (environmental chemistry) and ecology.
The PhD program normally takes four years. A doctoral degree consists of both a dissertation and courses (at least 45 credits). The dissertation typically includes four scientific articles, of which at least one is published in a scientific journal.
The department organizes several courses, among others a course in multivariate statistics. SLU offers courses in e.g. scientific methods, philosophy of science, project management, communications and pedagogics.
Research schools at SLU provide courses, seminars, workshops etc. The majority of them are transdisciplinary and thematically organized. Many of SLU's research schools cooperate with the industry or other organizations outside SLU.
The departments's internal webpage about postgraduate education (with information about the department's own routines regarding half time controls, dissertation defences, etc)